"Better late than never", that is what I thought so here is the review for the current album of the The 69 Eyes, "Back In Blood", although its release was already some months ago.
After the album trilogy with "Wasting The Dawn", "Blessed Be" and "Paris Kills" I expected
a third opus after the last two studio productions ... more/mehr
The 69 Eyes
Three long years you had to wait for the successor of Back in Blood, now finally on September 28th, X will see the light of day. And it is another masterpiece by the Helsinki Vampires.
Right away the first song impresses with a catchy chorus (Love Runs Away) that everybody can immediately sing along. For quite a ... more/mehr
Head Up High
From Norway but not producing anything in Black Metal style, although the band members are recruited from that genre (Old Funeral, Grimfist, Taake, Borknagar etc). Head Up High is the second album of The Batallion and revives the 80s, giving an impression of Motörhead, Venom and early Kreator - thrashing groove in Old School style, ... more/mehr
Modern Metal from Sweden from that you already know how the wind blows and thus Daylight Deception the second offering from The Bereaved goes about without any big surprises. Soilwork, In Flames or also Killswitch Engage send their regards. With singer Travis Neal, who´s also busy with Divine Heresy from the States, the band ... more/mehr
Every year in spring and fall, new CDs pile up on my desk for review, usually so many that I don´t even bother with the EPs among them. However, the first batch I got this year was not for me and I kept looking for the one that would convince me I hadn´t lost it yet and there was still new music out there that would grab my attention ... more/mehr